The Great Wall, Angkor Wat, Singapore skyscrapers, Mt. Fuji, Balinese dancers, Coral reefs, clear seas, the smell of blossoming flowers, and postcard-perfect beaches…welcome to Asia and the Pacific. A continent so vast and diverse in its regions, cultures, and peoples that it belies any single description. From the remote islands of Fiji, Tahiti, and French Polynesia, to the flawless Cook Islands—if you’re looking to escape, you can live out your castaway fantasies here. With year-round sunshine and fruit, you can pluck from the tree, good spirits characterize these island cultures.